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    [Research] Sugar Pill Beats Two Drugs in Migraine Trial for Children

    Migraine and seizures aren't the same thing, but they are somewhat related. For those whose kids suffer from migraine, this article about the results of a recent study might be of interest...
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    [News] Headband for migraine prevention

    For those of you suffering migraines in addition to your seizures: Here's the website for the device, for folks who want to learn more or read testimonials: http://www.cefaly.com/en/
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    What kind of seizures cause an aura followed by a loss of consciousness or falling as

    What kind of seizure could this be I get seizure/migraine auras (vision disturbances, derealization, numbness, nausea, occasional vomiting) followed by a intense urge to sleep. I usually end up losing consciousness during these episodes. My boyfriend frequently finds me asleep at my desk and...
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    Anxious mum

    Well, Hallo friends, this is me. I'm here because my lovely daughter had a seizure about a fortnight ago, and like any mum I have been climbing the curtains with worry, trying to find more about it and what's likely to happen next. After her seizure, which according to a witness seems to have...
  5. Crystal11

    Zonegran probably a no-go...

    Hello everyone. I started Zonegran for better control of my complex partial seizures as well as preventative for migraines that are happening up to 4 a month which is horrible. I take Keppra XR 2000mg, Lamictal XR 400mg, Zonegran 200mg for Epilepsy/migraines. I use Butalbital for migraine PrN/as...
  6. Chel

    Awaiting diagnosis

    Hi, I'm new here, and don't yet have a confirmed diagnosis. A pocket history... 10 months ago at the start of a 9 wk migraine, I had an episode of aphasia and dysphasia. When I eventually told my doctor (3 wks later) he sent me to hospital as a suspect TIA, they ran a CT and found temporal...
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    Cosmetic Surgery Relieves Migraines

    Migraine is a sibling of Epilepsy (or maybe a close cousin), so I think this article about using a kind of facelift to help migraine sufferers is kinda interesting... http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/02/lifting-away-migraines/
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    Question about auras

    Hi there, I'm new here and trying to learn about everything. What is the difference as far as symptoms go between a migraine aura and a seizure aura? Also, can seizure auras last for an entire day or more? Thanks so much... -90Nine
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    Racing towards the end of my rope

    Hello, I'm friends with Birdbomb IRL, and after hearing about my predicament she strongly suggested I come here and seek some advice (thanks Birdbomb!). I'm not epileptic, at least not that I know or any doctor has suggested thus far, but I'm in the middle of my second multi-week headache in 5...
  10. Zoe

    Migraines, Seizures & Gluten Sensitivity

    Finally, Some of my articles on gluten sensitivity and seizure disorders are online at Suite 101. Seizures, or migraines may be the only symptom of gluten sensitivity. Any feedback on the articles is much appreciated...
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    New Here =]

    Hi! My name is Ashley and I'm 17 years old. I have just one question. Ever since I was little I've had experiences of "flashing lights." But as I got older they got worse. Today before I experience the flashing lights I experience nasuea, dizzyness, weakness, disorentation, as well as a...
  12. RobinN

    Daily Migraine with Aura

    I just watched a show on TLC. I believe it was called Life Surprises. It was a documentary about people with strange medical conditions. The last story was about a woman that had daily migraines. She was told by the ER doctors that there was nothing wrong. She eventually ended up living in the...
  13. suebear

    questioning patients w severe migraines and epilepsy

    I have a question for those who are experiencing chronic migraines and epilepsy. I had brain surgery that removed a scar and temporal lobe. After the surgery, migraines developed and have not gone away. I have gone through multiple types of medication and there has never really been one...
  14. Bernard

    Neurofeedback for Migraines

    Migraines Dramatically Reduced Via Non-Drug Therapy Called Neurofeedback 70% of migraine patients in non-drug treatment study using a non-invasive therapy called neurofeedback experienced over 50% reduction in the frequency of their headaches. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2008 -- Deborah...
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    abdominal migraines and basiler artery migraine

    ok here i am again my son just had another one of his so called seizure episodes again on last saturday ended up in hospitol fo two day only to find out that he might be haveing abdominal migraines(basiler artery migrain) and given elavil to hopefully prevent this from happining again. now we...
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    Migraine & valproic acid!

    Hello All, I just learned from my son's neuro that valproic acid is being given to treat migrain head ache too, other than seizures. I look at it in a different way. I started getting migrains, ever since I lost my dearest mother, due to heavy depression. Now getting a lot better, after I...
  17. RobinN

    Migraine related seizures

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=10595289&dopt=AbstractPlus http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5364970 http://www.usatoday.com/community/chat/2002-12-23-buchholz.htm
  18. Birdbomb

    Oxygen Therapy For Headaches

    OXYGEN THERAPY FOR HEADACHES By George H. Sands, M.D. Beth Israel Medical Center New York, New York Oxygen treatment of headaches was first mentioned in literature in 1939. Mr. Charles E. Rhein, Linde Air Products Co., reported to Dr. Alvarez at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN the...
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